May 23, 2018

Last night was the season finale of NBC's singing competition show The Voice. It wasn't all that surprising to Florence + the Machine (aka Florence Welch and backing band) performed recent single "Hunger" as a means to promote her upcoming new album High As Hope. After all she is a theatrical pop vocalist with stage presence to spare. Less likely was rock singer/songwriter/guitarist Ryan Adams, clad in a Sonic Youth T-shirt, performing "Be Without You" (from last year's Prisoner album) as a duet with 17-year-old contestant Britton Buchanan, who ended up coming in second place this year. More

May 23, 2018

Sweden's Lykke Li is releasing a new album, so sad so sexy, on June 8 via RCA. Now she has shared a video for previously shared single "hard rain." Li stars in the cinematic video with Moley Talhaoui, a Swedish artist/illustrator. More

May 22, 2018

Björk released a new album, Utopia, last year via One Little Indian. Earlier tonight she appeared on the long running BBC music show Later... with Jools Holland, where various musicians take turns in the round, performing in a TV studio in front of a live audience.  More

May 22, 2018

The Love Language (aka Stuart McLamb) has announced a new album, Baby Grand, his first in five years, and shared two songs from it, "Castle in the Sky" and "Southern Doldrums." More

May 22, 2018

France's Phoenix released a new album, Ti Amo, back in June 2017 via Glassnote. Now they have shared a video for "Role Model." It digitally inserts the band, Forest Gump style, into a 1980s documentary on the late iconic German fashion photographer Helmut Newton, as the band performs while he photographs models and at an art opening. More

May 22, 2018

Mutual Benefit (aka Jordan Lee) has announced a new album, Thunder Follows the Heart, and shared two songs from it, "New History" and "Storm Cellar Heart." More

May 21, 2018

Goldfrapp, the British duo of Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, released a new album, Silver Eye, back in March 2017 via Mute. Now Goldfrapp have announced a deluxe edition of the album and shared one of its bonus tracks, a previously unreleased new version of the album's "Ocean" that is now a duet with Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode. More

May 21, 2018

Johnny Jewel (of Chromatics and other bands) has surprise-released a new album, Themes for Television, and shared a black & white Radka Leitmeritz-directed video for "Red Door." The album is out now digitally and on special edition cherry red vinyl via Italians Do It Better. The album features material Jewel recorded prior to last year's Twin Peaks: The Return revival, but was inspired by the notion that the show was coming back.  More

May 19, 2018

Sweden's Lykke Li is releasing a new album, so sad so sexy, on June 8 via RCA. Now she has shared a video for "deep end." The intimate video was shot on an iPhone and chronicles a night at a hotel and in a pool. More